Diabetic teen thanks strangers for saving his life

A diabetic teen who collapsed in the street has today thanked three strangers whose quick thinking saved his life.

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Margaret West with her trophy as Fylde Woman of the Year

Volunteer Margaret rewarded after 25 years of helping others

A dedicated volunteer who has spent 25 years improving the lives of hundreds of people has been named Fylde Woman of the Year.

Wesham Post Office

Postmaster’s appeal as thief swipes £1,000 haul

A postmaster faces being left £1,000 out of pocket after a bundle of cash was swiped from behind the counter of his store.

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Fylde MP Mark Menzies with nominees, including winner Pam Young, at the 2016 Fylde Woman of the Year lunch

Deadline extended for woman of year awards

Nominations have been flooding in for the Fylde Woman of the Year awards, but the deadline has been extended a week to accommodate even more.

Fylde Woman of the Year winner 2016, Pam Young, with Fylde MP Mark Menzies

Woman of the Year search

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has launched his annual campaign to find Fylde’s Woman of the Year.

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Richard Mullard, 56, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the summer of 2016. It was contained to his prostate and on Jan 3, 2017, he had it removed by a robotic arm at Blackburn hospital. It was the robot's 100th operation and he's recovering well at home

Robot performs Richard’s cancer op

A cancer patient is on his way to a full recovery after a robot removed diseased cells.

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What started as a cold left former soldier paralysed

Former soldier Steve Mawer was a strong, healthy dad-of-two, training to take on a major physical challenge.

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Dog walkers on Lytham Green

Have your say on new dog rules

Major changes to dog control in Fylde are on the cards – and residents are being invited to have their say.

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A previous Remembrance Day at St Annes war memorial

Services to honour Fylde’s heroic fallen

Fylde folk are being urged to turn out in numbers to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in conflict at remembrance services being held across the borough on Sunday.

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The aftermath of vandalism at St Joseph's Wesham

Community rallies to help school after thugs wreck playground

The head of a primary school targeted by vandals has thanked the community for their offers of support.

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Matthew Nicholson

Restaurant opening creates 15 new jobs

The latest phase of the Mill Farm Sports Village development has created 15 new jobs.

Milano Restaurant at AFC Fylde

Fylde’s restaurant creates 15 new jobs at complex

A new restaurant launching at the AFC Fylde Mill farm scheme has created 15 new jobs.

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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw

Commissioner’s new victim support role

A support service for victims of crimes is set to expand as Lancashire Police anticipate 60,000 more referrals in upcoming years.

PC Iain Norton outside Furness Magistrates Court.

Lancashire police officer faces sack in booze shame

A Lancashire police officer has been convicted of drink driving while on duty after a court heard he was sinking a bottle of vodka a day.

Fylde town hall at  St Annes

Plea to reject Fylde chicken farm plan

Campaigners were today urging Fylde Council to reject an application that may see a chicken farm double in size.

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The boarded-up kennel

Dead puppy found in boarded-up kennel

A dead puppy has been found tied up and dumped inside a a boarded up kennel, according to RSPCA inspectors


PICTURE GALLERY: Kirkham and Wesham Club Day

The weather may have turned – but it didn’t stop hundreds of people marching through Kirkham and Wesham for the towns’ annual Club Day procession.

Last year's Kirkham and Wesham Club Day Procession

Carnival season is set for a dazzling beginning

Kirkham and Wesham Club Day gets the Fylde club day and carnival season off to a dazzling start this weekend.

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